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Pathology Respiratory System

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  • 1. 
    Which gas below is not involved in internal gas exchange  
    • A. 

      Co-2

    • B. 

      O-2

    • C. 

      Co-1

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Co-2

    • B. 

      O-2

    • C. 

      Co-1

  • 3. 
    Which structure is posterior to the trachea  
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Thymus

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Pharynx

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

  • 5. 
    When swallowing this stucture covers the larynx (top of trachea)
    • A. 

      Soft palate

    • B. 

      Glottis

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

  • 6. 
    The trachea and bronchi are held open by
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Glottis

    • C. 

      Cartilage

  • 7. 
    Which structure connects to the alveoli
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Bronchus

  • 8. 
    The formal name of the air sacs is the
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Corpuslces

  • 9. 
    Which structure is part of the upper respiratory airway
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Pharynx

  • 10. 
    Allergic rhinitis is associated with the______ immunoglobulin
    • A. 

      IgG

    • B. 

      IgE

    • C. 

      IgM

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Maxillary

    • B. 

      Ethmoid

    • C. 

      Lacrimal

  • 12. 
    Which condition below is a medical emergency
    • A. 

      Epiglottisitis

    • B. 

      Laryngitis

    • C. 

      Pharyngitis

  • 13. 
    Mononucelosis the kissing disease is caused by which virus
    • A. 

      Influenza

    • B. 

      Epstein barr

    • C. 

      Hpv

  • 14. 
    Pneumonia is a common complication of
    • A. 

      Tuberculoisis

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Corynza

  • 15. 
    Which condition below would most liely cause Legionaire's disease
    • A. 

      Below zero conditions

    • B. 

      Contaminated steamy water

    • C. 

      Gastic aspiration

  • 16. 
    Which disorder is not a COPD
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

  • 17. 
    Which gas below absorbs into the cells
    • A. 

      CO-2

    • B. 

      O-2

    • C. 

      CO-1

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Pneumoconiosis

  • 19. 
    Which condition below has increased numbers of RBC's
    • A. 

      Polycythemia

    • B. 

      Anemia

    • C. 

      Leukemia

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 21. 
    Which disorder has the characteric dilated bronchi
    • A. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Bronchiectasis

  • 22. 
    Which disorder affects the respiratory and digestice system
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Cystic fibrosis

  • 23. 
    Individuals with asthma have 3 classic complication which one is not
    • A. 

      Excessive mucus

    • B. 

      Ascites

    • C. 

      Bronchoconstriction

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Cystic fibrosis

  • 25. 
    This procedure is used for screening protential TB exposed individuals prior to employement
    • A. 

      Alveoli biopsy

    • B. 

      Mantoux test

    • C. 

      O-2 and CO-2 biopsy

  • 26. 
    A condition brought on by prolonged inhalation of, grit and abrasive particulate
    • A. 

      Pneumoconiosis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Pneumomia

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Alveolar adenoma

    • B. 

      Bronchosarcoma

    • C. 

      Mesothelioma

  • 28. 
    Air trapped between the lung tissue and thoracic cavity is
    • A. 

      Atelectasis

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Pneumoconiosis

  • 29. 
    Loss of alveolar pressure can cause a collapsed lung known as
    • A. 

      Atelectasis

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Bronchiectasis

  • 30. 
    Infected fluid build up between the visceral and parietal membrane layers lead to a painful respiratory disorder called
    • A. 

      Angina pectoris

    • B. 

      Aspiration

    • C. 

      Pleurisy

  • 31. 
    _____effusion is excess fluid between the parietal and visceral ____ membrane
    • A. 

      Peritoneum

    • B. 

      Pleural

    • C. 

      Pericardial

  • 32. 
    A type of edema considered to be a medical emergency is
    • A. 

      Pulmonary

    • B. 

      Coronary

    • C. 

      Systemic

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Right atria

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Right ventricle

  • 34. 
    Bulbous swelling of the tips of the fingers and toes is called
    • A. 

      Cyanosis

    • B. 

      Asphyxiation

    • C. 

      Clubbing

  • 35. 
    A type of embolus that results from a thrown (broken free) clot moving to the lungs
    • A. 

      Aortic

    • B. 

      Pulmonary

    • C. 

      Carotid

  • 36. 
    A  condition brought on by lowered ph of systemic blood, causing increased repiration is
    • A. 

      Acidosis

    • B. 

      Alkalosis

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

  • 37. 
    A breathing disorder that occurs when an individual lies down to rest
    • A. 

      Snoring (apnea)

    • B. 

      Dysphagia

    • C. 

      Dysorthopnea

  • 38. 
    Enlargement of the naso pharynx (adenoids) tonsilis is called
    • A. 

      Sublinguitis

    • B. 

      Adenoid hyperplasia

    • C. 

      Tonsilitiis

  • 39. 
    An oral infection caused by and infection of the Candida fungus
    • A. 

      Herpes

    • B. 

      Thrush

    • C. 

      Reye syndrome

  • 40. 
    Larynx infection in adults is larngitits in children it is called
    • A. 

      Hoop cough

    • B. 

      Sids

    • C. 

      Croup

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